Spring 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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MUFHL 300    Introduction to Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A brief study of the development of music from the middle ages to music of today, emphasizing the relation of music to the social, cultural, economic and political factors which produced it. Learn to listen to and understand the music of many historic periods and cultures through the features they share: sound sources, time frame, rhythm and meter, pitch, and structure. Concert attendance is required. Designed for the student with no previous musical study and for those who are particularly interested in the humanities or the arts. (C-ID MUS 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECG.ParkerCRC MAIN M 30615045Textbook
TTh03:30PM-04:50PMLECJ.Sands-PertelElk Grove EGA 20515350Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TBATBALECG.ParkerCRC MAIN Online 19524Textbook
Online class.


MUFHL 308    Introduction to Music: Rock & Roll    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines social, political, cultural and economic issues as they relate to the history of rock and roll music. Musical examples will develop listening skills and the ability to critique the music orally and in written form. This course is designed for students with no previous musical study.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TTh02:30PM-05:35PMLECS.CoughranCRC MAIN M 30614405Textbook
This class is designed for students in the Ford ASSET Program and it is open to all students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECS.CoughranCRC MAIN M 30615046Textbook

MUFHL 311    Survey of Music History and Literature (1750 to the present)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A detailed study of the development of music from the beginning of the classical period to music of today, emphasizing the relation of music to the social, cultural, economic and political factors which produced it. Required for music majors and designed for those particularly interested in the humanities or the arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECG.ParkerCRC MAIN M 30615097Textbook

MUFHL 315    Jazz History    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an historical, comprehensive, and comparative listeners survey of the traditions of Jazz music from around the world and in the United States, in which concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues will be addressed. Guided listening presentations will show how African and early African-American musical traditions have led to the development of various improvisational forms and styles, including Ragtime, Swing, Bebop, Free Jazz, Fusion, and Acid Jazz. Jazz style of the Americas, Asia, Africa, India, and Europe will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.ParkerCRC MAIN M 30614494Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECH.RobinettOff Campus FORTHS 20641Textbook
This class is designed for students in the Rex & Margaret Fortunate Early College High School (RMFECHS) cohort (
https://www.crc.losrios.edu/services/fortune) but is open to all CRC students. Important: Enrollment in this course does not constitute admission to the RMFECHS cohort. Interested students are encouraged to attend a pre-class orientation to ensure that the class emphasis is understood. Orientation information can be obtained by emailing CRC-Fortune@crc.losrios.edu . The date/time of the orientation(s) will be sent in response to email requests.


MUFHL 321    Basic Musicianship    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed as an starting point for students with limited musical experience or for those wishing a basic course prior to enrollment in MUFHL 400. The course concentrates on learning to read and understand (visually, aurally, and kinesthetically) rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, texture and form through keyboard and/or other instruments including voice as a window to music literacy and creativity. (C-ID MUS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECG.ParkerCRC MAIN M 30614222Textbook

MUFHL 330    World Music    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive, comparative listeners' survey of the folk ethnic, dance, and ceremonial music traditions around the world and in the United States, in which concepts of ethnicity, ethnocentrism, racism, ageism, class differences, and gender issues will be addressed. Guided listening presentations will show how traditional forms and styles have led to the urban, professional music popular in many countries today know as "World Beat." Music of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia and Europe will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECS.CoughranCRC MAIN M 30014406Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECS.CoughranCRC MAIN M 30014407Textbook

MUFHL 404    Music Theory II    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 402 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Basic piano proficiency is required for this course. Proficiency may be demonstrated by audition or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 341.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course incorporates the concepts from Music Theory I. In addition, through guided composition and analysis, the course will include: an introduction to two-part counterpoint; voice leading involving four-part chorale writing; diatonic harmony; and an introduction to secondary/applied chords and modulation. Basic piano proficiency is required and may be passed by exam or concurrent enrollment in MUIVI 341. The course is required for the AA and AA-T degrees in Music. (C-ID MUS 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECK.EricksonCRC MAIN M 20415241Textbook

MUFHL 405    Musicianship II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUFHL 402 and 403 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 404 and MUIVI 341; Skills developed concurrently in Music Theory II (MUFHL 404) and Piano II (MUIVI 341) are advised for success in Musicianship II (MUFHL 405).
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory II through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. (C-ID MUS 135)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABD.KellerCRC MAIN M 20415242Textbook

MUFHL 414    Music Theory IV    3 Units

Prerequisite: MUFHL 412 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course incorporates the concepts from Music Theory III. In addition, through writing and analysis, the course will include: post-Romantic techniques such as borrowed chords and modal mixture, chromatic mediants, Neapolitan and augmented-sixth chords, 9th, 11th and 13th chords, altered chords and dominants; and 20th century techniques such as: Impressionism, tone rows, set theory, pandiatonicism and polytonalism, meter and rhythm. (C-ID MUS 150)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECK.EricksonCRC MAIN M 20415513Textbook

MUFHL 415    Musicianship IV    1 Unit

Prerequisite: MUFHL 412 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: MUFHL 414; Skills developed concurrently in Music Theory IV (MUFHL 414) together with continued piano study are advised for success in Musicianship IV. (Piano study may be obtained by enrollment in a CRC piano class, or by individual instruction.)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course applies and develops the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials of Music Theory IV through ear training, sight singing, analysis, and dictation. (C-ID MUS 155)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.KellerCRC MAIN M 20415514Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2018